US intelligence links Russian President Putin to the hacked Democratic National Committee emails, the officials said in a report with “a high level of credence.”
According to the report issued by NBC News, the campaign started as a fight against Hillary Clinton. Somehow, the goal here turned into the effort to expose corruption in the US politics and to subvert America’s international integrity.
Reportedly, the news came into notice after last week’s report by The Washington Post, mentioning the secret sources of intelligence.
According to the Report!
It is believed that Russia not only interfered in the Presidential elections, but all this was done to in order to help Trump win the election. The U.S intelligence agreed that Russia was behind the hacks, reported during the campaign.
Although, CIA is the only agency which have reached the conclusion that these efforts were only meant to benefit Trump.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and The Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement on October-7 expressing.
Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions including US political organizations.
Whereas, FBI and ODNI do not accept that there is enough evidence to conclude that the attacks on cyber were intended to benefit trump.
Also, Putin’s autocratic control over the Russian Government seems logical that any interference in the elections in the US would have required the approval of former officers of the KGB.
The 17 American intelligence agencies cited in a report in October.
based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.
The former CIA official also exclaimed that Obama administration may feel a little in pressure in order to respond before it leaves the office.